Good Deeds Day Projects

Pre-registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome at the following locations:

We hope you will join us for this extraordinary day of service. It’s never too late to do a good deed! If you haven’t pre-registered for a project, we have three walk-in locations to choose from.

Edlavitch JCC of Washington DC
1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC
10:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. 
Projects include: creating origami flowers for seniors, assembling hygiene kits for women at Nativity Women’s Shelter, preparing snack bags for children at the Georgia Avenue Family Collaborative, making dog toys for animal shelters and more.

Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD
1:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.

Projects include: assembling food and essentials packages for local shelters, decorating pillow cases to send to Israeli soldiers, making fleece blankets, sorting toiletry items, making superhero costumes for sick children and more.

Gesher Jewish Day School with the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax, VA
2:00 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m. 
Projects include: packaging activity kits for Inova Children’s Hospital, writing thank you notes to Israeli soldiers, making dog toys for animal shelters and more.

The following locations will be hosting collections.


Ohev Sholom – The National Synagogue
1600 Jonquil St NW, Washington, DC 20012
BEDDING: sheet sets/pillowcases; pillows; comforters, blankets
KITCHEN: Pots/pans; dish and silverware sets
TOILETRIES: soap bars, shampoo; deodorant; towels
ELECTRONICS: computers/laptops; GPS
CARDS: Pre-loaded SmarTrip cards; VISA cards/cash that can be used for school supplies/uniforms; money for emergency housing expenses


Bender JCCGW
6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852
Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Peanut Butter, Jell/Jam, Granola Bars, Men’s new White T-Shirts and Socks and Travel Size Toiletries.

Berman Hebrew Academy/HTAA JSSA Deliveries
13300 Arctic Ave, Rockville, MD 20853
Please bring two cans of food for the Capital Kosher Pantry.

B’nai Shalom of Olney
18401 Burtfield Dr, Olney, MD 20832
Sweaters, Pillow Cases (square or rectangular, no oversized), Comforst Cases.
More about comfort cases.

Congregation Beth El
8215 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814
Collecting new towels and wash cloths for Greentree Shelter.
Start cleaning your kitchen of “Hametz,” leavened bread and other products not kosher for Passover.
We will be having a non-perishable food drive for Bethesda Cares.

Congregation B’nai Tzedek
10621 S Glen Rd, Potomac, MD 20854
New or gently used books for Maryland Book Bank.
New art supplies and games for kids in the Stepping Stones Shelter.

Congregation Or Chadash
24800 Kings Valley Rd, Damascus, MD 20872
Used t-shirts are being collected in a drop box in the temple foyer marked Good Deeds Day. Please no appliques, beads, tassels or buttons. All sizes are welcome.

Jewish Foundation for Group Homes/InterfaithFamily/DC
1500 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD 20852
Non-perishables, Travel Size Toiletries, Bottled Water and Snacks.
InterfaithFamily/DC will be making a donation towards the cost of the supplies. Participants are also welcome to donate non-perishables, travel size toiletries, bottled water and snacks.
Donations will be collected until March 27.

Kehilat Shalom
9915 Apple Ridge Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20886
Shoes and new socks for men and women in local shelters; Pots, soil and flowering plants (no seeds please) for Sunrise project. Collections now through Aprl 2nd.

Kol Shalom
9110 Darnestown Rd, Rockville, MD 20850
New toddler and infant toys such as coloring books, crayons, colored pencils, action figures, toy cards, DVDs, and stuffed animals. All toys must be NEW and in original packaging.
Drop off all collections at Kol Shalom from February 6th through April 2nd, during the hours of 9:00am-4:00pm Monday through Thursday and 9:00am-3:00pm on Fridays.

Leveling the Playing Field
9170 Brookville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
LPF is always collecting sporting equipment.
Collection list.

N’Amat at Leisure World
3701 Rossmoor Blvd, Silver Spring, MD 20906
Collecting food for the Manna Food Bank. A table will be set up in Leisure World of Maryland Clubhouse I to receive donations.

Oseh Shalom
7515 Olive Branch Way, Laurel, MD 20707
Items for Birthday Boxes: cake mix, frosting, plates, cups, napkins, candles
Items for Pet Bags: dog and cat food, cat and dog treats, paper towels, leashes, collars
Items for Lunches: bread, tuna, juice boxes, chips, cookies

Shaare Torah
1409 Main St, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Sports Equipment, Old T-Shirts and Tennis Balls

Temple Beth Ami
14330 Travilah Road,Rockville, MD  20850
Temple Beth Ami is holding a cleaning supplies/paper goods collection for CMR’s Kaseman Clinic & Housing Programs from April 20-May 10.  CMR needs antibacterial hand soaps, hand sanitizer, Lysol toilet bowl cleaner, disinfecting wipes, bleach, paper towels, facial tissues, toilet paper, paper plates, napkins and small/tall garbage bags.


Agudas Achim
2908 Valley Dr, Alexandria, VA 22302
Cell phones for those affected by domestic abuse and served by the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse.
Diapers and baby wipes for the DC Diaper Bank.
Women’s hygiene products and bras for Support the Girls.
Towels and sheets for Guest House (transitional housing for women leaving prison).

Congregation Beth Emeth
12523 Lawyers Rd, Herndon, VA 20171
Collecting new kitchen supplies for Sparc Group Homes through April 9th.

JWRP-NoVa Jewish Experience at Gesher Jewish Day School
4800 Mattie Moore Ct, Fairfax, VA 22030
We are collecting donations of socks and puffy paint to use for this project. Please bring donations to Gesher or contact the primary contact person to arrange an alternate meeting location.

Please bring new, or gently used, supplies to donate to PetConnect Rescue. An organization that fosters rescued animals and find them forever homes. We are looking for:
-Dog/Cat Beds
-Bags, cans or pouches of food
-Kitty Litter
-Crate, Carriers, Leashes, Collars and harnesses
-Kongs or large sized Nyla Bones
-Pet toys
-Feeding Bowls
-Scratching Posts
-Kitten Milk Replacement (KMR)
-Litter Boxes (new)

Moishe House Arlington
Please bring any cardboard boxes you might have for the Post-it Clipboards.

Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland St, Falls Church, VA 22043
In mid-march, we’ll set up boxes around the temple where people can drop off their donations, such as toiletries, black hair ties/bobby pins, phone chargers and cell phone holsters, undergarments, and other small items.